Temple of LiteratureOctober 10, 2019 in Vietnam ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C
Thu and Mike, the driver, picked us up at 10am. First we visited the Temple of Literature which hosts the first University in Vietnam.
The temple is dedicated to Confuscius and had lots of information about Confuscius and why he is revered.
There were rows and rows of huge tablets mounted on big stone tortoises which listed the names of all those men who had passed the national exam and hence became advisors to the King.
On the 100,000 Vietnamese money note is a picture of the Temple of Literature (as demonstrated by our guide Thu).Read more